Officer William G. Lochner, Jr.

Officer William G. Lochner, Jr.

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Wednesday, April 18, 1923

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William G. Lochner, Jr.

Officer William Lochner was killed in a motorcycle crash while pursuing a speeding motorist in Elkton.

It is believed the vehicle he was pursuing intentionally crowded him off Newark Road one mile from Elkton.

Officer Lochner had served with the Maryland State Police for eight months. He was survived by his parents and sister.


  • Age 21
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Officer Lochner,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Maryland.


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April 18, 2023

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